Ellmau
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Key facts and figures

Ellmau: 32 facts and highlights

1. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

2. mountain height

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

4. restaurants on the slopes

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.

5. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Ellmau
51% have it

6. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

7. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.

8. The resort has open cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.
Ellmau
88% have it

9. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

10. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

11. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Ellmau
53% have it

12. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

13. Has ice climbing areas

Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges / waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.
Ellmau
37% have it

14. Winter olympics host

The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.
Ellmau
17% have it

15. Has camping facilities

Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!
Ellmau
61% have it

16. chalets

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.

17. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Ellmau
61% have it

18. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

19. Has a bobsled track

This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
Ellmau
6% have it

20. snow parks

A snow park is similar to a traditional skate park, designed especially for winter sports. It has various rails, jumps and jibs so that skiers and snowboarders can perform tricks.

21. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

22. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

23. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

24. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.

25. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

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